Profs Hoobler and Nkomo’s article among the most-read in leading management journal
Posted on March 08, 2019
Department of Human Resource Management researchers Profs Jenny Hoobler and Stella Nkomo’s recent meta-analysis published in the Journal of Management is one of 10 of the most-read articles in that journal for 2018.
EMS students get ‘Ready for Work’
Posted on November 19, 2018
Five students in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) have been selected as winners in the inaugural EMS Ready for Work Competition.
Best paper award at British Academy of Management conference
Posted on October 01, 2018
Ms Natasha Winkler Titus, a PhD candidate in the Department of Human Resource Management, along with her supervisors Dr Anne Crafford and Prof Karel Stanz, won the best full paper award in the Organisational Transformation and Change track at the annual conference of the British Academy of...
HR Tuks networking event a huge success
Posted on August 13, 2018
HR Tuks, the Human Resource Management student society, recently held its first human resources networking event, in collaboration with the South African Board for People Practices (SABPP), the HR professional board, and the Human Resources Department at the University of Pretoria.
Human Resource Management awards excellence
Posted on May 17, 2018
On 10 May 2018, the Department of Human Resource Management’s Annual Prize Giving Ceremony was held at the spectacular Villa Sterne Guesthouse in Pretoria.
Prof Meiring recognised for contributions to assessment centres in SA
Posted on April 12, 2018
Prof Deon Meiring from the Department of Human Resource Management received a special recognition award for his significant contributions to the science and practice of assessment centres in South Africa. The award was made at the 38th Annual South African Assessment Centre Study Group (ACSG)...
Occupational health & wellbeing: from burnout to engagement in the workplace
Posted on November 14, 2017
Despite its name, occupational health psychology is traditionally concerned with ill-health and unwell-being.
EMS academics inaugurated into prestigious science academies
Posted on October 16, 2017
The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) hosted its annual awards ceremony on 11 October 2017, where new members of ASSAf and the South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS) were also inaugurated.
New Commercii Executive Committee takes office
Posted on October 10, 2017
After a successful and well-attended voting period, the Executive Committee of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences’ student house Commercii took office on 15 September 2017.
Dr Paul Smit lectures at three Russian universities
Posted on September 22, 2017
Dr Paul Smit from the Department of Human Resource Management recently visited Russia, where he presented lectures at three different Russian universities and chaired a session at an international Brics conference.
Outgoing Commercii committee passes on the baton to new leadership
Posted on September 20, 2016
The Economic and Management Sciences Faculty House Commercii welcomed its incoming Executive Committee (EC) on 16 September 2016. The inauguration ceremony was symbolic of the passing on of the baton from the previous EC, overseen by the Dean of the Faculty, Prof Elsabé Loots, who commended all...
CCMA and bargaining council enlighten Labour Relations class
Posted on September 19, 2016
On 12 September 2016 the BCom Hons (Human Resource Management) students had the opportunity to engage with a Commissioner from the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) and the CEO of a bargaining council. These guest speakers were invited to enlighten the students about...
Prof Zinn receives global award
Posted on August 02, 2016
Prof Shirley Zinn, an extraordinary professor at the Department of Human Resource Management at the University of Pretoria, was honoured with a 2016 CEO Global Award.
Prof Nkomo wins prestigious award
Posted on July 22, 2016
Professor Stella Nkomo, Deputy Dean for Research and Postgraduate Studies in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at the University of Pretoria, has been awarded the 2016 CEO Lifetime Country Achievement Award for South Africa.
Prof Hoobler invited to serve on prestigious editorial board
Posted on June 21, 2016
Prof Jenny Hoobler, Acting Head of the Department of Human Resource Management, has been invited to join the editorial review board of the Academy of Management Journal, the top empirical journal in the field of management internationally.
Human Resource Management lecturer represents SA at BRICS conference
Posted on June 07, 2016
Dr Paul Smit of the Department of Human Resource Management in UP's Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences attended an international BRICS conference in Moscow, Russia, from 24 to 26 May 2016.
Human Resource Management lecturer invited to Armenia
Posted on April 22, 2016
Dr Paul Smit from the Department of Human Resource Management visited the Republic of Armenia from 7 to 11 April 2016 on invitation of Dr Ruben Elamiryan of the Public Administration Academy of Armenia.
National professional HR body elects UP expert to its board
Posted on November 11, 2015
Prof Karel Stanz, Head of the Department of Human Resource Management, was elected as board member of the South African Board for People Practice (SABPP) for the period 2016 to 2018.
Prestigious journal invites UP professor to serve as consulting editor
Posted on October 15, 2015
Prof Jenny Hoobler of the Department of Human Resource Management in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences was recently invited to serve as a consulting editor (CE) on the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Psychology (JAP).
International labour academics hosted by Human Resource Management
Posted on September 29, 2015
No less than seven visitors from different universities all over the world visited the Department of Human Resource Management on 14 September 2015. These visitors, all academics in labour relations and labour law from Russia, the Netherlands, Hungary and Poland, were the guests of Dr Paul Smit.,...